One Company Just Launched the Biggest Award in Contemporary Art, Giving Artists the Chance to Win an Unprecedented $1 Million

March 20, 2019

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Β O.M.G !!! πŸ™€πŸ™€πŸ™€β£β£

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Nomura has just upped the stakes....$1 million Art Prize, anyone ? πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Results out in October...... ⁣

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β€œThe Nomura Art Award, which will recognize β€œan artist who has created a body of work of major cultural significance......The new award is designed to provide artists with the funds to realize an ambitious new project that they might otherwise be unable to complete. Once that project is complete, the artist can use the rest of the cash however they want. In addition to the main award, the organization is offering two $100,000 awards for emerging artists.⁣⁣⁣⁣

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The 2019 jury includes the late curator and critic Okwui Enwezor, as well as Doryun Chong, chief curator of Hong Kong’s M+ museum; Kathy Halbreich, executive director of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation; Yuko Hasegawa, artistic director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; Max Hollein, director of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art; Nicholas Serota, chair of the Arts Council England; and Allan Schwartzman, founder and principal of Art Agency, Partners, and chairman of Sotheby’s fine arts division.” ⁣⁣⁣⁣

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Read the story here.

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#1milartprize #artprize #contemporaryart

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